S.W.A.T.

The battles begin: TV characters make war, not love


This continues the TV season-preview package. The previous three blogs took overviews and then focused on science-fiction; this one looks at military shows.They're part of a six-story package I sent to papers.

By Mike Hughes

Suddenly, TV seems
obsessed with calling in the troops.

CBS' fall: Fantasy-free and kinda macho


By Mike Hughes

While others leap
into space and fantasy, CBS is aiming for down-to-earth action.

That was clear as
scheduling chief Kelly Kahl started to assess his three new fall
hours. “SEAL Team,” he said, is “a high-octane drama.”